Definition of 'covering'
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You can then add a covering of thin slices of streaky bacon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The chimpanzee scratches away the thin covering and inserts the twig. Cultural Anthropology (1995)The pitch had a covering of snow. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)Many northern parts will wake to a covering of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Conditions were reported to be icy with a covering of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They do all kinds of floor coverings suitable for bathrooms and have some great deals. The Sun (2013)Do you know of any floor coverings that are specifically for the kitchen? The Sun (2010)This rink's lakeside setting is particularly beautiful under a covering of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)From a distance, they look like a covering of melting snow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And what about the need for different floor coverings, to avoid carpets smelling of wet labrador? Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you have a big room, zoning the space up with different floor coverings can be really effective. The Sun (2013)Much of southern England woke up to a crisp covering of snow on the 29th. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Floor covering is one of the very few means to alter the appearance and comfort of a home, especially of a cheap and small one. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Like most of Britain we've had a generous covering of snow and the farm looks utterly spectacular. The Sun (2013)Some of the most creative new floor coverings, combining vivid colour and bold pattern, are in vinyl. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But areas like floor coverings and fitted kitchens, which have been flat for months, also did well. The Sun (2008)BRITAIN woke up to a covering of April snow yesterday - and delighted ski fans were quick to welcome back winter. The Sun (2008)When getting quotes from firms, it's best to supply floor plans of your home and details of the exact floor coverings you intend to use. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'covering'
British English: covering NOUN
A covering is a layer of something that protects or hides something else.
Leave a thin covering of fat.
Definition of covering from the Collins English Dictionary
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